Sunday, October 9, 2011

My New School

Okay, I'm sorry I haven't been updating for a while. I am going to catch up on my blogging! OKAY, LET'S GO! I'm going to tell you about my school. It's kinda hard to describe, but, oh well. Here goes. At my school there is only ONE classroom. A large classroom which is shared by 6th, 7th, and 8th Graders. I am in 6th Grade as you know and so I'm with all the little new people at the school...... which is A LOT of the school. Which is, by the way, a Montessori school. LOCATED at the POLK MUSEUM OF ART!!!! It's SOOO cool! I have made TONS of new friends at my school, here's a list of my friends.... be prepared for it to be LONG:


I'm going to stop there. I could go on FOREVER. Okay, not forever, but for a while. I would bore you with names. I'm going to stop now before I just burst with more names.... BYE!

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Oh, tell me your opinion on this..... do you think I should make a video blog/diary? Not to post online or anything. Just for fun! I kinda want to. TELL ME WHAT YOU THINK!

Friday, August 19, 2011

Part 1 of Chapter 1

I'm writing a story, here is Part 1 of the first chapter!

'Life. It's good, it's bad. It's happy, it's sad. That's life, and I'm alive. I have to deal with it. I must wake up every morning, live through the day, and go back to sleep. Same thing everyday. Since it's everyday, this is one of them. I open my eyes and roll over. Boom! I sit up quickly and find myself on the ground. I push myself of the ground and stand. I hear the pounding of running footsteps dashing to my room.

"Raina!" My mom opens the doors swiftly, a worried look clear on her face. It's not the first time I've fallen of the side of my bed. It's somewhat of a tradition for me. My mom, on the other hand, looks as if I've fallen off the side of a cliff.

"I'm fine, mom!"

"Are you sure?"

"I'm alright!"

She looks at me one last time and goes back outside, closing the door behind her.'

Saturday, July 23, 2011

The Winning Color!!!!!!

In the poll, the color that was picked the most was... BLUE! Congratulations to everyone that picked Blue!!!!!!


Today I went Snorkeling for the very first time! It was really fun. My friend Manuel and his family went with me and my mom. I saw many different types of Coral and Fish. I don't know the kinds of Coral I saw, except for a Brain Coral, the only one I recognized amongst the many Coral, and there was only one. Manuel and a few of his family members saw a barracuda. My mom and I saw REALLY BIG Parrot Fish and other fish as well. I noticed a fish that looked like it was lying down in a flat section of coral. I wanted to take a picture, but my waterproof camera wasn't steady from the waves and I couldn't get it to work. I figured it out later with the help of my mom, but by then we were far from the fish. When there was around five minutes left to snorkel my snorkel came out of my mouth, this had happened before a few times, and so I raised my head to fix it and get all the salt water out of my mouth, but my goggles started getting all messed up. They started to slide around my face, going up over my eyes and getting lots of salty water in my eyes, which REALLY STINGS, and then my mom helped me get them back on right and they went down under my eyes. I couldn't see because I kept my eyes closed to make sure no more ocean water could get in them and i kept my mouth closed so none of the ocean water could go into it so I felt like I wasn't capable of doing anything. I held my mom's hand and told me to kick, so of course, I kicked and now that I was moving she started to guide me back to the ship. When we made it I took my goggles and flippers off and I wiped my eyes and opened them. They felt a lot better. I went up the ladder to get into the boat and Manuel was already on. He told us that the boat was going to leave soon so we shouldn't go back in the water. After Snorkeling we went to a beach and swam there and saw a re-creation of a spanish shipwreck in the water and more fish. I swam over EIGHT schools of fish. We had a wonderful time. I will never forget my first time Snorkeling.

Friday, July 22, 2011

Thank You

I'd like to thank all of you that got on when I texted you! I am hoping to update my blog A LOT! Please tell me if anything doesn't work right or if you have any ideas of what I should post on here! Oh, and PLEASE COMMENT! It makes my day when I see what you think about my blogs. Your opinion, good or bad, means a lot to me.

I will also update my poll every once in a while so check often!

People I'd like to thank:

Mommy - For getting me a blog
Daddy - For helping me get back into the blog
Yiayia and Pappy - For telling me their thoughts


The Poll

Please enter your answers in the poll right here!

The Hunger Games and Catching Fire

The two books The Hunger Games and Catching Fire are the first two books of a trilogy. I read these books during my trip to Miami to see Grandma Wilbur.

The Hunger Games is a book about a girl named Katniss Everdeen and she lives in a place called Distric 12 or The Seam in part of a country that is where a place called North America was. Every year in each of the districs they have a reaping where kids 12-18 put their names in a bowl, one for girls one for boys. They draw one name from each bowl and the names drawn are the names of the kids who have to enter the annual Hunger Games, where the two children picked from each distric 1-12 must fight every child, including the other person in their distric, to the death. I won't tell you everything that happens, but Katniss gets put into the Hunger Games.

In Catching Fire Katniss finds herself in the Hunger Games yet again, but the plot isn't just about that. There is much, much more going on than anyone can imagine.